A #3DPrinted world

Date posted: March 3, 2014

3d-printing-history3D printing seems to be making the headlines more often lately as we hear about 3D printing for medicine, manufacturing, housing, foods, cars and just about everything. even though the technology has been around since the 1980's it's only in the last few years that it has become commercially viable with technology, need and culture combining to press the "Go" button on all things 3D printed. In our regular look ahead David Dowsett of radio ABC Wide BayRead More...

Unlearn the Future – Morris Live at TEDx Melbourne

Date posted: December 20, 2013

To have the TEDx stage for 18 minutes is a privilege and an honor. To use this global platform to tell the story of my family's past, to introduce my ancestors who have not been spoken of or seen in over 70 years to a worldwide audience that they could never have imagined and to combine all of this with my love of the infinite possibilities of the future and what we must each do to allow these opportunities into our lives is a gift that I will cherish forever - thank you!! I would love you to watch it, like it and leave a comment to let me know what you see ahead and what excess baggage you're leaving behind to make room for the future and an enormous thank you to the 1,000+ people that watched it within the first 24 hours of it being put up on YouTube. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ooCfaC-xJlw

Careers and Beyond

Date posted: December 11, 2013

future-jobs-jpgEver wanted to know what the best career choices are? Here's a great article, hot off the presses on future career paths and it even has some choice quotes from your favourite business futurist. reprinted from Careers FAQ The A-Z of top jobs for 2014 and beyond 09 Dec 2013 By Marni Williams Where are the shortages? According to the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Rela

Homemade TEDx

Date posted: December 9, 2013

I was sent this homemade version of last week's TEDx presentation, it reminds me of the counterfeit movies (not that I have ever seen one) where you can see the tops of the audiences heads, occasionally hear their comments and the vision is not quite right, but I though it was worth posting anyway, until the real thing arrives. http://youtu.be/TjofVWg76hI

TEDx in Cartoons

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Unlearn the Future

Date posted: December 3, 2013

2013-12-03 17.39.55Wow, I just came off stage at TEDx Melbourne and it's way to early for the video recording, but here's the slide deck and a scractchy audio recording of my 18 minutes. My main takeout message is that we are so full of the past that we don't have room for the future. If we are going to ove

TEDx here I come!!

Date posted: November 28, 2013

ted_x_melbourne_pictrures_3_Dec_2013I received the most incredible Christmas gift the other month in the form of an invitation to strut my stuff on the TEDx stage in Melbourne on December 3rd and with only 5 sleeps to go I can't wait to unwrap my present that I've titled - Unlearn the Future and don't worry I haven't forgotten you - after all it is better to give than receive - your invitation and discount promo code is at the end of this post. This is a new

Eat it, or not

Date posted: August 6, 2013

synthetic hamburgerBy 2050 the demand for meat will have doubled across the globe, but we will have less water, land and farmers to grow it with. Given that it's unlikely we will decrease our universal appetite for animal protein, nor will we unfortunately get any better at sharing what we already have and making it go further, so how will we solve our ever-growing problem for meat production? One solution that's gaining momentum is to take an exponential leap and grow meat in a laboratory, without ever having to raise any livestock. Dr Mark Post of Maastricht University in the Netherlands and his team, including his ben

Noodle making robots

Date posted: April 22, 2013

Robots have long been the stuff of science fiction and many of us have grown up waiting for the day when our dreams might turn into technological reality. In this morning's regular look ahead David Dowsett of radio ABC and I took a look at robots and discovered that they are already here. telemedicien robotTelemedicine robots allows Doctors to virtually jump inside a moving mechanical device and transport themselves around hospitals and clinics engaging and treating patients a

13 trends for 2013

Date posted: December 3, 2012

Tablet PC computer with 2013 New Year counterIn 2013 we will see an Australian election that is bound to slow business down and the economy for a couple of months. We will see Europe and America continue to build a new normal around their economy's and future as they continue to grapple with the legacies of the past. We will see a year where innovation will become the buzz-word as we move out of a relatively deep cycle of global negativity and doom and gloom to one where we see possibility and renewed hope. 2013 is only days away and it's already set to be crammed with innovation, gadgets, new thinking and challenges.. This week Read More...